One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The annular region round a broadcasting station where neither direct nor reflected waves are received.
- ‘The critical angle varies with the degree of ionisation and generally results in larger skip zones at night.’
- ‘The skip zone refers to the area where groundwave propagation ends and skywave propagation begins.’
- ‘The coverage websites aren't always right because skip zones (areas of no signal) vary with the weather.’
- ‘In so doing, the skip zone will be moved to favour the distance one is trying to work.’
- ‘What we need is propagation that covers from about 10 miles up to 400 miles with no skip zones.’
- ‘The path of HF radiation can take several hops before reaching the receiver, creating skip zones between the hops.’
- ‘The ionospheric layers will reflect this energy in an umbrella-type pattern with no skip zone.’
- ‘The principal difference is that the NVIS has no skip zone, which is what makes it so useable for close-in communications.’
- ‘This skip zone is the area between the maximum ground wave distance and the shortest sky wave distance where no communications are possible.’
- ‘What really matters is that our station and that of the DX are in corresponding skip zones, right?’
- ‘The camera will also slew to alarms from the unattended ground sensors placed in radar skip zones.’
- ‘Remember I am mining the 7 to 9 skip zones and there is nothing that will come up on that day that would be shown on the isolators.’
- ‘The skip zone gets less defined and disappears the farther you go from the transmitter, however.’
- ‘At random times during the year this skip zone can extend to 1,000 miles.’
- ‘The extent of the skip zone varies in area depending on frequency, location, season and time of day.’
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